Elisabeth M. Espinosa is a partner in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. Espinosa’s areas of practice are primarily defense of negligence cases involving premises liability of commercial and residential clients, dog bites, aquatic accidents including commercial and residential drownings, negligent security, and wrongful death.
She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from the University of Florida, and obtained her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law.
Ms. Espinosa practiced as a prosecutor for six years in Hillsborough County, Florida. During her time as an Assistant State Attorney, she held the position of Lead Trial Attorney of her assigned felony division. During her prosecutorial career, she handled felony, juvenile, and misdemeanor cases in both county and circuit court. Ms. Espinosa prosecuted a variety of offenses including violent crimes, drug offense crimes, property crimes and economic crimes. Prior to working at the State Attorney’s Office, Ms. Espinosa acquired experience in private practice defending federal criminal cases. In her career, she has tried over 70 jury trials and over 60 bench trials.
Ms. Espinosa is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She is also a member of the Cuban American Bar Association.